Share of Chinese supporting social media bans during a crisis to stop fake news 2019

According to a survey conducted by Ipsos in June 2019, over 70 percent of respondents in China agreed that temporarily cutting off social media platforms is acceptable to stop the spread of false information at times of crisis, with 22 percent strongly agreeing to the method.
The background of the survey was a temporary social media ban by the government in Sri Lanka in April 2019 in the wake of a fatal terrorist attack.

Share of respondents supporting cutting off social media platforms at times of crisis to stop the spread of false information in China as of June 2019

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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

China

Survey time period

May 27 to June 7, 2019

Number of respondents

1,000+

Age group

16 to 64 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

Original question:
For each of the following, please indicate if you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or strongly disagree: Temporarily cutting off social media platforms is acceptable at times of crisis to stop the spread of false information.

The survey sample in China was more urban, educated, and with higher incomes than their fellow citizens, referred to as “Upper Deck Consumer Citizens”. They were not nationally representative of their country.

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